Media Watch | 18/11/15 – 24/11/15

Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories on the local (parish and town) council sector.

  1.  NALC hosted a meeting for their All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Local Democracy on 18 November 2015 with the primary focus on devolution. Speakers at the meeting included Andrea Jenkyns MP,  James Wharton MP and Lord Kerslake. (via Public Net)
  2. Linked to this is an excellent article from the New Local Government Network looking at devolution and how there are ready made structures in place already (via New Local Government Network)

  3. North Cornwall MP want new powers for parishes over setting speed limits (via Cornish Guardian and Yahoo News)

  4. A feature on Debra Roberts, clerk to Feock Parish Council, Cornwall (via West Briton)

  5. NALC’s ongoing campaign to change the direction of Right to Buy (via Haslemere Herald)

  6. East Goscote Parish Council has launched a brand new app for smartphones (via Melton Times)


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